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morning, everyone. back, now, to the daly city area southbound 280, an accident is blocking the left lane of traffic there as you make your way southbound. 880, there was an accident partly blocking the off ranch but not too much slowing at this hour. there is road work southbound 101 moving beyond the ramp there, there is road work in the lanes until 6:00 this morning. also, road work southbound 280 ramp to north 85 in the lanes until 6:00 this morning. the bay bridge toll plaza, light here, just road work on the upper deck for the next few minutes. >> buyer beware, police put on a warning of a scam targeting people for trying to save a few bucks on bart tickets. >> serenade on the sand, the bay area city that says despite the interest and fascination this music must end. >> but first the morning tech bytes. >> twitter is becoming a shopping site. you can purchase products using american express. beside earning money for twitter it could show that it can sell products. >> watch out for executive order tomorrow on cyber security. it will call if new standards on what private companies sho
buildings. >> pittsburg will add their name to a growing list of cities planning to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. the city council is expected to finalize an ordinance to do that. pittsburg's ban takes effect in 30 days. the "contra costa times" report city officials are concerns about secondary affects is as criminal activity. >> the hayward city council will consider an emergency ordinance aimed at shutting down so-called sweepstakes cafes, city leaders say they provide computer terminals offering sweepstake scams a form of illegal gambling , three opening in the last year. the emergency ordinance is temporary to give the city time to come up with a law banning the businesses. >> this morning an assistant chief with the highway patrol helped his son skip town to escape a rape charge. the investigators say the 20-year-old fled the united states in december three days before a jury in fresno found him guilty in a july 2011 assault. the police captured him in mexico. his father is accused of misleading investigators with a bogus missing person's report. investigators say he planted b
to the city council about a crime spike in the neighborhood. he says his house had been burglarized several times. police report showed three home break ins on this 2700 block on holly street in the last two years. the suspect took large amounts of cash, collectible coins and jewelry. and now investigators do believe there may have been another burglary at this home yesterday. shortly before 7:00 when an adult resident came home and found the 94-year-old man dead alone in the house. he had upper body trauma but did not elaborate on what that means. >> we're still investigating the facts surrounding the death but do feel it appears to be somewhat suspicious. >> i'm out here walking my dog, i had no idea. that's scary. >> sources tell fox 5 the person who found the man was a son or stepson. do not have information on a possible suspect. they are calling it a death investigation. i'm sure we'll get more details on that as the information unfolds. the homicides are very rare here in the city of alexandria. certainly this news is unsettling to many of the neighbors in this community. going bac t
. this is vatican city, the reason if this is a stunning announcement overnight that pope benedict xvi will resign next month, only the second upon stiff in 600 years to do so. we will have reports from abc7 and amy telling more about this in a few minutes. stay tuned. >> an investigation is wrapping up into san francisco workers accused of using city computers to gamble and distribute pornography. the commission and the city attorney confirm that whistleblower started the investigation. the commission's top officials and human resources department are being looked at closely. they could be fired if the alleges are proven true for violating city policy. >> this morning, texas governor perry is in california hoping to persuade business leaders in the golden state to invest in the lone star state. he was in the bay area yesterday. a private group called texas one is paying for the trip, the republican hopes the lure lower taxes and fewer regulations will attract companies to texas. >> it depends on the industry but certainly plenty of companies are ripe for the picking, they would like a business en
amateur video coming in from that russian city. and that meteor slammed into it. it happened in the city about a thousand miles to the east of moscow, and as you noted it happened just after nine o'clock in the morning local time that's why a lot of people saw it and recorded it. a russian scientists says the meteor was about 20 feet side. about the size of a small bus and hit the atmosphere at hyper sonic speed. now, people saw the streaking meteor across the sky and a bright flash and a blast, and exploding into a fireball and three minutes later they heard an explosion, a sonic boom and that's what did the damage, what broke the windows, caved in roofs and damage to other building, again about a thousand hurt and a hundred hospitalized and some 20,000 rescue workers fanned out to see if anybody else was in trouble. and three impact sites for the immediator, now a meteorite. this is rather and unusual and spectacular and most burn up in the atmosphere when he they come down and some small ones hit the united states in the last few years and every five years you get a big one, rarely ar
with the internet. but zero well, i can book a ticket now and every day we exclaim cover city eight years getting is quickly and easily are a commonplace things that i don't think it's a cheap ato and evaluating it. i'm not so sure of americans remember burkett was a rockefeller or carnegie, yet yet we drive across bridges with steel. that's a carnegie kids. we used cars powered that will, it will rockefeller built them is the financial system and consuming is built on a system developed and created by people at pulitzer. pulitzer came to the united states and unearthing the soldiers and they went to europe and he didn't really see any action. like many veterans after the war he was on foot, often afterwards hard to integrate people into the economy. he ends up in st. louis greek becomes befriended by a major who becomes a senator from missouri this newspaper publisher. pulitzer enters the road. within five years of his dreamy night state companies elected state legislature to stare. it's that kind of speed of immigration 19th century when people would come in. to become successful in a really sh
degrees expected in the union and city. 64 in ocean beach. your kron 4 7 day around the bay slightly cooler temperatures tomorrow but temperatures are going to rebound a sunday and monday with 60s and plenty of sunshine. there is a chance of rainfall by thursday. >> so far, so good, no problems on the westbound 80 towards the bay bridge plaza. similar near the san mateo bridge just a few cars on the '92. and the golden gate also looking decent through marin county. the 101, no problems, southbound, northbound, you can see hardly at the traffic at the moment. we will be tracking this for all morning. today at 6:30, another press conference will be held in new orleans. coaches jim and john harbaugh are expected to speak this morning. kron four's will tran is also live from new orleans with the latest on what's happening down there just days before the super bowl. we'll be checking in with him at 4:30. in preparation for the super bowl, the niners practiced outside yesterday for the first time in new orleans. and the baltimore ravens were briefly right nearby. the niners practice overla
-arab feeling of the entire city. for many 49ers fans. >> hopeful about -- some of the---vibe... of the city. they are optimistic. am hoping that there will be another super bowl champs. (singing the national anthem) >> you're looking at the chorus from sandy hook elementary school performing a rendition of "america the beautiful" at sunday's super bowl. the 26 children were joined by singer jennifer hudson during the second verse. some players were on the verge of tears as they watched from the sidelines. fans offered a rousing ovation at the song's finish. as you may remember, sandy hook is the school where 20 children and six adults died when a gunman opened fire during a rampage in december. >> more news is on the way, but first, ravens coach john harbaugh talks about the win against his brother, jim. >> the way that the game played out 28-6 and the lights went out. i just knew with jim harbaugh of being on the other side that it is going to be a dogfight to the end. there is no greater competitor, breeder coached in the national football league or in the ball as far as i am concerned as
one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. >> daly city, dublin, los gatos, and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> good morning, 4:42. a picture from st. peter's square where we have shocking, stunning news that came out overnight. pope benedict xvi announced he would resign february 28. that means the senior cardinals will have to meet to elect a new pope before the end of march. live pictures from the vatican. he will be the first pontiff to do this in 600 years emphasizing that caring out the duties of pope require strength in body, strength of mind, and he can no longer do it. amy has local reaction to the news and she will have more in the next hour. we will have new developments in the breaking news story and on our website at abc7news.com. >> more than 4,000 passengers and crew are stranded on a carnival cruise ship in the middle of the gulf of mexico. a fire in the engine room caused a power outage sending the ship adrift. this is the shift before the port in texas on thursday. a backup generator is providing limited electricity and a tugboat steams to the ship and it
in the city of vallejo. who shot one man to death and wounded four others? that's what police want to know after a violent incident happened last night. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is in vallejo this morning with what we know so far. >> reporter: good morning. the victim has only been identified as a man in his 20s. he and another man were found suffering from gunshot wounds inside of that garage on the 800 block of humboldt street. police were first called out here last night around 8:30 after neighbors reported hearing gunshots. police arrived to find two gunshot victims on the ground inside of the garage. they were taken to the hospital where one of them died. police say that there were actually five people shot here total. three others two men and one woman drove themselves to the hospital. >> everything right now is in the preliminary stages of the investigation. unknown as to who the suspect victims are, whatever transpired here. and what we're doing right now is trying to piece everything together. >> reporter: police have not released a
in fairfield. 53 in daly city. this is from the gulf of alaska bringing some rainfall to the bay area. this is when many of people are going pagoda school tomorrow by 6:00 a.m., light rain indicated for the north bay. the heart of the bay, that delta, the livermore valley. and by 9:00 a.m., the rain fall will intensify. moderate/heavy. more widespread. continuing towards the afternoon hours. later, we will be dry. but rainfall for the east to bay. these totals we are expecting. the bass site id over 1 in. for the santa cruz mountains. and your kron 4 7 day around the bay highlights of the unsettled weather. with the wet weather is going to be cool air mass. the wind will be gusting at 20 m.p.h. however, take a look at how easy the traffic looks with not many cars a very quiet cars from oakland to towards san francisco and also the san mateo bridge only 13 minutes. the golden gate is also very quiet coming out of marin county. >> an investigation into what caused a boat and a ferry to collide. injuring two people. is still on going. the accident happened saturday between a golden gate
cities from all over the country will be given $1 million each. richmond city council approved hiring a consultant to develop and submit that grant application by the end of this month. that money has to be used to revitalized distressed neighborhoods that have problems with crime. >>> 7:20. the man accused of killing an activist from east palo alto three years ago is scheduled to get out of of jail today. gregory elams is charged in the fatal shooting of david lewis outside of the hillsdale shopping center in san mateo in 2010. those charges were dismissed last november when a judge found that police had illegally obtained a confession. the judge granted elam's release on the promise he will return for a future court date. >>> a plea hear something set to resume for four defendants who face charges for killing this man. raven dixon appeared in court on monday accused of supplying information to the three other suspects to help them with the robbery of kumar's home. the other three defendants face murder and robbery charges in connection with kumar's killing. >>> 7:21. a story about a
a death threat. kron4's scott rates is live at city hall in los gatos. with new reaction from residents. scott? >> reporter: they are so passionate about this issue is a packed town hall. they have been listening to open commons. now, they have decided how they want to move forward. carrying signs for and against. and robert chang is the owner and is listening to what all of these residents have to say. >> sporting goods. no basketball, no rackets, no shoes. sporting goods, but not one item to buy for any sports program. >> if there is been any deceit this is squarely on the shoulder of the people who are against this sports store. they do not like the second amendment to not like fire arms. they should just come out and say it. >> this is not a place for guns. but why do we need to be one of those places for access to guns. >> this allows access to our rights restricting our rights will adversely impact us as a free society. >> many passionate opinions. the council trying to decide how to move forward. we know that what they want to move forward and as soon as we get an update we will
that had the city's stamp on it. police arrested 44-year-old robert chapel later that day at another recycling center which had been warned he might show up. during a search of the van, police found 600 pounds of stolen copper wire and tools used by metal thieves. >>> investigators in santa clara county are out there searching for a man and a woman accused of trying to lure an 11- year-old boy in their car. police say it happened yesterday morning, right in front of the boy's home on rucker avenue in unincorporated gilroy. authorities say the boy was taking out the trash when someone in a parked car called him over. the boy scott scared and ran nook into his house. police describe the man as hispanic. in his 30s. he has an average build, was wearing a baseball cap. the woman, hispanic in her 20s with very long dark hair and was in dark clothing. their car is described as a tan compact car, similar to a mini cooper. >>> yes, it's valentine's day. very few businesses probably enjoy the day more than flower shops. claudine wong is live at the flower shop which is preparing for a busy da
killed while shielding his friends from a gang members spraying fire on a city bus. his friend is here today marcus norris, hit in the face by a bullet that came through the wall of his house. thank god he survived. we are glad to have him here today. a true american hero who dedicated his life to serving his country and his community, killed by gang members with a straw purchase gone. i attended his funeral service. the officer's family is here, and his sister will testify today. there are many more in this room today whose lives and families have been changed by gun violence. i would like to ask the friends and family of the victims of gun violence to please stand. look about his room. understand that the debate we have before us has affected so many lives. thank you all for being here today. as we conduct this debate and honor your loved ones who are no longer with us, we know that we have to act. thank you for joining us at this hearing. senator cruz. >> thank you, mr. chairman. let me say it is a particular honor to serve as ranking member on this committee with you and a particul
francisco in the fight against proposition eight the same-sex marriage ban. today the san jose city council is going to vote whether to sign san francisco's supreme court brief challenging the constitutionality of prop 8 that would save san jose the since of drawing up its own drive. the supreme court will review prop 8 and the defense of marriage act that denies federal benefits to gay and lesbian married couples. >> president obama delivers the state of the union address to a joint session of congress and a national prime time audience. look for the president to refocus on the issues most crucial to americans, jobs and the economy. now live to washington, dc, with the details. >> good morning, we should expect president obama will be much more specific than he was during the inaugural address. the white house says the big focus is on the middle class and the economy. >> president obama's state of the union speech will focus primarily on jobs and the economy and will be different in substance and tone than his inaugural address last month. >> the economy will be central to this speech and
and his friends flew to new orleans from three different cities just to celebrate mardi gras. >> san francisco. >> i traveled from wisconsin. >> ohio. >> reporter: they organized their trip on facebook. and now it's time to party. >> whoo! >> reporter: this group is on a girls vacation. >> today was just about slopping and fun. >> reporter: this woman came from israel. >> like it very much. >> reporter: this guy dressed for the occasion. >> i'm a little bit of everything. i'm a lot to take in. ha. >> reporter: from hotel balconies to packed streets, party-goers are taking over new orleans. [ screaming ] >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of tourists are visiting during mardi gras. for police that means constant crowd control. this parade will go about five miles through new orleans. they are throwing everything from beads to coins to glasses. some people staked out spots hours before the parade. >> i'm here first, i don't want to be in the back. >> reporter: but mardi gras veterans in how to go with the flow. >> don't worry about anything. >>
a battle tonight during the city council this evening. according to the chronicle, the residents approved of the plan to build the new homes but they don't like the plans to bring down the magnolia trees and the chilean trees. earlier this year, the planning commission approved that plan but it's gone back and forth and gone back to appeal twice now and they are planning ong having that meeting later on this evening. there are 25 residents here banning together who say they want the trees to stay here. that's where we stand. pretty big lot. the planning commission meeting expected to begin tonight at about 7:00. we are live here in menlo park. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> 7:05. breaking news. "the associated press" is reporting that president obama will announce in his state of the union address tonight that 34,000 u.s. troops will be home from afghanistan a year from today. right now, there are 60,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan. all combat troops are supposed to leave afghanistan by the end of 2014. that's when the u.s.-led international forces are schedule
make repairs and clean it up. the first twitter you'll see was like a tent city. many passengers slept on the decks and used bed sheets to protect themselves from the sun. inside the smell is said to be horrible. again buckets of sewage in some of the hallways because these toilets were backing up. backup generators kept hallway lights on, but many rooms were dark. one passenger was taken off the ship by the coastguard because she needed dialysis. corn val's top executive just spoke -- carnival's top executive just spoke from the cruise terminal in mobile a short time ago. >> i know the conditions on board were very poor. i know it was very difficult and i want to apologize again for sunning our guests to that -- subjecting our guests to that. we pride ourselves in providing our guests with a great vacation experience and clearly we failed in this particular case. >> apology from carnival there. the ceo, mr. cahill, we just heard from said he was boarding the ship so he could personally apologize to those passengers as they disembark. the company will likely face a slew of lawsuits in
. this is an online video showing new york city in flames, north korean rockets launching and a north korean man sleeping like a baby. the music in the background, we are the world, the video posted by a north korean propaganda web site hits the webs a few weeks after north korea's launch of a satellite. we will talk more about this video. we want to brings you to saudi arabia, a secret american drone base might not be so secret any more. both new york times, washington post disclosing that this base does in fact exist. saying that there are questions about the drone program that's probably going to come up during the confirmation hearings for john brennan for cia director. brennan used to run the cia station in saudi arabia. we will be live from pentagon in a minute. >>> and falling from space, wow, pretty cool, at a rate of more than 843 miles per hour, that's how fast dare devil felix baumgartner fell when he jumped from space. the official speed has been released. even faster now than those record keepers thought at first. pretty cool stuff. >>> one of our top stories today at cnn, a secret
city and up to mackinaw city, weep are looking at about 6 to 9 inches of snow. we're going to get to your local forecast in just a sec, but first this message. tell me you miss me. that's all i need. [ female announcer ] for everything they need to hear this valentine's day, there's a hallmark card. >>> 7:20 on a thursday morning. happy valentine's day to you. a live look just a spectacular start to the day over the san francisco bay. you can clearly see the bay bridge here. we do have fog out there. travel cautiously. as we head throughout the afternoon, upper 60s and eastbound low 70s. santa cruz, 71. 68 inland. 68 bayside even warmer as we head into the end of the week. >>> and that's your latest weather, savannah? >> all right, al, thanks. >>> coming up much more on the breaking news, the stunning arrest of olympic runner oscar pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend. we're going to talk to somebody who knew the victim. but, first, this is "today" on >>> still ahead, we find out why savannah is toting tables across new york city. >>> and the nation's newest of medal of hono
in castro valley. 56 in richmond, a little bit closer on the coast, cooler. dealey city, 70's and santa rosa. -- daly city this storm tracker pattern that we saw in the month of january it is going to stay dry. this is where we should be with rainfall totals for this time of year. but 6 in., in san francisco, we should see 5 in. however, we are well below for this time of year. the only areas in santa rosa, we desperately need the rainfall but we're not going to be getting it. this dry weather will continue for this week, the weekend and actually pretty warm. it is more like springtime. with even low 70's. >> catherine: an owl has a close call after getting hit by an s-u-v on the florida turnpike. the owl got stuck inside an s-u-v thursday night when a woman hit the bird as she was driving. the woman assumed the owl was road kill.but he survived and slipped through the s-u-v grill. afternoon that she noticed the owl caged in her s-u-v. she called florida fish and wildlife and an officer opened the hood and freed the bird. >> coming up speed hymps in the next edition of people behaving badly.
city on the decks of the ship. passengers use bed sheets to shield themselves from the sun. >> i think that was our biggest challenge of the whole bathroom situation. me and my cabin mate had to abandon our room because of that. you know, thank goodness that our friends' room was not overflowing like that because that's where all of stouffer is and that's where we're able to -- stuff is and that's where we're able to wash our hair over the sink. >> it's all about finding someone with a room with a working bathroom. julian a hare is also on the ship. >> finally they got a few bathrooms working but the line was like an hour long probably because everyone had to go. >> her dad summoning the family members on dry land -- is among the family members on dry land in mobile. >> she just called me a few moments ago and she's doing fine. they're not comfortable. they're not very happy about it. >> there's plenty of unhappy people waiting for family members upset over carnival's perceived miscommunication and poor planning. here's a passenger's husband. >> tell us the damn truth for what you know
on the northbound side of 95, no issues at all. dale city, woodbridge, across the occoquan river and to this point as well. back to the maps. this time over to frederick where there's an accident out here. u.s. 340 near route 15 at lander road. apparently it is a very serious accident. a truck and a car involved. we're told it could be there for a while. so keep that in mind if you're all the way up in frederick, 270 no issues from i-70 and down toward the point where the lanes divide. we'll go one more time live outside and the beltway in silver spring nice and quiet. andrea and mike? >> thank you very much. >>> when they reached mobile, they saw the sign "sweet home alabama" it meant finally the ordeal was over. >> over a thousand cruise members were on the cruise ship. you think it's going to be great on a ship except when the toilets stop working and food runs out. man are they happy to see land, delia. >> reporter: one young girl kissed the ground when she arrived. what struck me is that despite the horrendous experience, they all went through, folks were in a good mootd and -- in good moods
on february 28th, at exactly 8:00 p.m. this is a former monastery inside vatican city. for months, construction crews have been rehabbing this building. during that entire time, only a few top vatican officials actually knew this would ultimately become the pope's retirement home. george, back to you. >> almost everyone in the dark. >>> okay, let's get more on this now from vatican media adviser greg burke, who is in rome this morning. thanks for joining us, greg. let's begin with more on the pope's health. we learned about the operation on his pacemaker a few months back. the resignation has been in the works for some time. what else can you tell us about the pope's health right now? >> the pope's health right now is what you see. and we'll see him again tomorrow. an 85-year-old who is almost 86, who is starting to slow. essentially, he does have that heart condition. and that wasn't the reason, obviously, for the resignation, however. people have pacemaker batteries replaced all the time. that does happen. but essentially, it's of age. his mind is obviously clear. we saw him tal
been using city computers to view porn and visit gambling websites. it would still be going on if not for a whistleblower. >> reporter: while they were supposed to be focused on the water business, some workers at the san francisco public utilities commission are suspected of surfing the web for porn and gambling, even sharing images with each other. >> i can say obviously this involves more than one. so there were a number of employees alleged to have been involved in this. >> reporter: today mayor ed lee says it's an investigation he's following closely. >> you give somebody a computer and allow them the freedom and access to the internet. they've got to handle that responsibly just as i do with the phones and everything else. you can't abuse it. >> reporter: the sfpuc says it started its investigation months ago after getting a tip from a whistleblower. while investigators don't suspect anything criminal, san francisco's employee handbook specifically prohibits using city computers for gambling as well as viewing and distributing materials that are sexually explicit. s
area. kansas city, you're done with your snow so far. but you just missed being your snowiest february ever by 0.2 of an inch. now, these lows pull into new england. light snow falling. a little shower activity, as well. look at the temperatures well down into the deep south. atlanta gets to 28 on sunday. miami, 47. there will be light snow showers in central florida, probably, by the weekend. >>> coming up, we're going to go back to george in rome. >>> and also, the star quarterback on trial, taking the stand in his own defense. star quarterback on trial, taking the stand in his own defense. i don't know. i can ask. c'est un fruit ou un legume? it's a fish. when your allergies start, doctors recommend taking one non-drowsy claritin every day during your allergy season for continuous relief. 18 days! 17 days! 22 days of continuous relief. live claritin clear. every day. ( birds chirping ) exceptionally smooth with a harmonious blend of flavor and aroma. green mountain coffee for your keurig brewer. brew a better day. then i read an article about a study that looked at the long term hea
and sluggish toward the foster city area. you are at 20-minute drive across the span. eastbound highway four, what was a stall looks like a big rig slammed into the stall so we have an accident. big rig versus a pickup eastbound which is reverse commute. westbound is sluggish, and now more because of rubbernecking. >> this morning, bart police are warping passengers to look out for counterfeit tickets that look like the real thing. according to bart, thieves are selling the bogus tickets near the bart stations. the transit agency is recommending riders get a card or only buy from vending machines at the stations. part tickets are electronic and if you buy a counterfeit you do not get a refund. >> this would be a dream come true, a path from niners legend -- a pass from niners legend joe montana. >> we will go live to jane king at the new york stock exchange. >> but, first, the aftermath in concord when a car hit as 12-year-old boy. 12-year-old boy. ahead, what we aredays of walkig to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience
students across this country and in the city of chicago walk out and they see the promise of downtown, do they see their future as part of that opportunity or do they see a different future? and that is how we measure success. the two places where we can bridge that gap between where our kids are today and the promise of this city and the promise that this city holds are in the classroom and in the home. president obama understands that to connect all americans to that vision of a promising future requires that we create real ladders of opportunity. i am pleased he has come home to expand on that vision. ladies and gentlemen, let's give the president a chicago welcome. [playing "hail to the chief"] [applause] >> hey, chicago. hello, chicago. hello, everybody. hello, hyde park. [cheers] it is good to be home. it is good to be home. everybody have a seat, y'all relax. it's just me. y'all know me. it is good to be back home. a couple of people i want to acknowledge -- first of all, i want to thank your mayor, my great friend rahm emanuel for his outstanding leadership of the city and this ki
, a chunk of space rock big enough to level a city is hurtling towards our planet eight times faster than a speeding bullet. the good news is scientists say it will miss. the scary news is, the 130,000 metric ton astroid called da-14 is the size of half a football field, and it will be much closer than the moon. in fact, it will thread the needle between earth and the roughly 600 satellites around us. the ones that your cell phone relies on, possibly even smashing one on its way by. but if that's why you're think thing is a long way from all of us way down here walking the streets, you may want to think again. the last close call turned out to be a direct hit. it was 1908, and luckily it hit the middle of nowhere, siberia, decimating 1,000 miles of trees but no people. >> if a very large astroid hit, it would probably create the same kind of disaster that wiped out the dinosaurs. >> reporter: no one knew it was headed our way until a spanish dentist and amateur astronomer randomly discovered it a year ago. nasa doesn't have the resources to look for astroids, which is why a trio of americ
industrialized city of the northeast. these were european first generations european who had no gun training. they got here and drafted to the army -- [inaudible conversations] people need to know and understand the firearms. that's when the nra was formed. when you get to today, it's interesting because that was urban, rural kind of division. that's the division. a lot of people don't have any familiarity in firearms. if you grew up in downtown anywhere where guns were banned and all of this whether it was gun crime -- is it illogical for you to think that these are bad rather than good? >> for -- [inaudible conversations] >> most of americans it's different. it is cultural. i talk about the cultural war which are id on call. it's also cultural in term of the upbringing and where you come from. i come from wisconsin, and when i was growing up, back in the old days you could take your shotgun -- [inaudible] you could get a card board case for your rifle at the check in counter. we could take our shotguns to school. that didn't happen in new york city. so that's part of the -- different cultu
city tennessee, or public in line. caller: yes. i want to make a comment. i think obama and handle -- hagel percent ace two state solution. is that correct or not? guest: at some point, that is their ultimate goal, yes. caller: don't you think that would make the situation worse, they are trying to divide it? the bible says that god is against that. dividing the land of israel. guest: i think that is a whole separate show on what to do in that region. it is far too complex to get into at this point. senator hagel has been very clear that he supports the president's approach to the region. host: talk about when senators are getting prepared. do they get a briefing book? how is that done? guest: they get some of that from the administration. the committee takes a set -- slightly different approach. the committee staff will also look at that. it is not the committee's job to rubber stamp the nominees. they will take their own look and prepare their own materials for specific members that they asked but also generally for the committee. certainly in an instance like this, i think the r
of the highlights of this year's international toy fair that took place right here in new york city. some cool toys we're going to show you. >>> but first breaking news. the hunt for christopher dorner appears to be over this morning. police believe his body is still in the burned out cabin but say it's just hot for investigators to go inside. >> dorner is linked to the murder of four people, including a sheriff's deputy who died just yesterday in that gun battle. >> abc's brandi hitt joins us now from los angeles. good morning, brandi. >> reporter: good morning. >> unfortunately, another police officer died yesterday in that shootout with dorner. >> that >> reporter: that's right. this manhunt turned very intense yesterday. this deadly shootout happened after a series of events, i ardz cog two deputies, they say that a person matching dorner's description tied up two women and stole their vehicle. that turned into a scenario where one of the women was able to get loose and call 911. authorities then say a person matching dorner's description stole another vehicle, carjacked the vehicle. there was
. san mateo bridge similar story, 14 minutes between hayward and foster city. a brief traffic break so hopefully things will recover against the commute eastbound 80 at mcdonald avenue in richmon they are clearing a stall out of one lane on a blind curve so they are running the break. south bay overnight roadwork in cupertino is picked up so now all our traffic sensors are picking up speeds moving at the limit. across the golden gate bridge you can see the fog in this traffic camera better as you make your way into san francisco. so far, things are moving at top speeds. westbound 580 busy approaching vasco road. mass transit on time. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> american airlines and u.s. airways just announced plans for a merger. the $11 billion deal will create the largest airline in the world. it will combine the american look and old name with american in bankruptcy, up to a federal judge to decide if the deal will be a good one for its creditors. if the deal flies, the world's four biggest airlines would control nearly 70% of all ai
to school. that did not happen in new york city. that is a different culture. that is what bill clinton was warning barack obama about. be careful because these people really care about their culture and their life and what they do. they care about different things than you do. part of it is cultural. when you ask somebody, or one of your leaders, you ask about the nra, we are viewed as an advocacy organization that stands up for gun owners and the second amendment. that is about 12%. the rest goes to competition, a gun safety, technical information, and a lot of our research goes into boy scouts, girl scout, bringing people into the shooting sport and teaching them to handle guns safely. there are fewer gun accidents today than there were at the beginning of the 20th century but there are a lot more guns. the only people out there teaching gun safety and training people is the national rifle association. i have got to go. [laughter] i have to go but i will take you to a gun show. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite co
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